Our team regional leadership team for Latin America is growing to address patient unmet need in Iron Deficiency, Nephrology, and Cardio-
Renal treatment areas. To support this growth we are seeking to fill the newly created position of Regional Market Access Manager LATAM.
The role is matrixed in reporting directly to the Regional lead and having an indirect / dotted line reporting to the functional lead for Global Market Access.
The role sits in the LatAm regional leadership team and the global Market Access leadership team.
You will be responsible to lead the development and execution of Regional Market Access strategies, including securing reimbursement and funding for our products in targeted markets in LatAm.
As we are working with partners in markets, the successful candidate will bring significant depth of knowledge of local access requirements (HEOR, pricing, etc) and thereby lead the localization of global brand and value tools to develop compelling value propositions (including contracting solutions, HEOR, etc) locally.
Tasks and responsibilities will include :
Drive implementation of Market Access strategies (including securing reimbursement, funding, and access pull through), monitoring and evaluating effectiveness and business impact
Ensure the implementation of content, tactics and training developed by the Global team within the LATAM region
Ensure that all programs are in accordance with Global and Regional guidance on Vifor Pharma’s external interactions with payers, patients and patient organisations
Provide value-adding input to planning processes on future pricing and reimbursement assumptions
Lead the evaluation of economic and humanistic value of our products and communicating it to our customers and payers
Lead payer research activities to understand stakeholder requirements, key healthcare policies for chosen products / therapies, and health technology / assessment hurdles in the region
Build a strong regional function, including supporting people and partners, processes and infrastructure, while delivering targeted results
Play a key role to develop and shape markets, support products throughout their lifecycle, and manage unforeseen market changes.
Anticipate trends in the access environment and translates these into relevant actions
Uphold relationships with key external stakeholders ranging from payers and access decision makers in the policy field to key influencers such as leadership of medical societies and patient organizations
The ideal candidate will hold an undergraduate degree and a postgraduate qualification in Business Administration, Economics, Law, Health or Social Sciences, in addition to the following experience :
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in market access including access, health economics and outcomes research, access policy, pricing, and / or advocacy work in the pharmaceutical industry across Latin America
Language requirement : English and Spanish.
Hands-on experience in developing and negotiating reimbursement and / or funding requests in at least one and ideally two or more of our LatAm priority markets (ARG, BRA, MEX, COL)
Experience in Communications, Advocacy, patient organization liaison, and / or Government Affairs
Regional Government relations expertise
Experience in strategic Government Affairs & Public Policy Development, and Communications